The British Egyptian Business Association
(BEBA) has announced an event focused on digital transformation, titled Digital
Assets & Artificial Intelligence: Shaping the Future, to be held at the
Cairo Conrad Hotel on Monday September 30th 2019.
The exciting discussion aims to shed light
on the state of digital assets, in terms of management, regulation and the
development of the digital transformation taking place in Egypt to create a
thriving digital economy. Registration will take place at 8:30 AM at the
exquisite venue, where attendants will get a chance to connect with each other
before the discussions begin.
The first item on the agenda will feature
welcoming remarks by the Chairman of BEBA Khaled Nosseir, followed by the first
plenary session at 9:05 AM called “Regulations of Digital Assets: How is it
Managed?”. The session will address regulatory policies in other countries, in
terms of how they accepted the concept and managed to regulate digital assets,
their pros and cons and more in-depth issues like risk management and pending
threats such as money laundering.
Prominent discussants of the first talk include
H.E Hala El Said, Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform - HE
Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications & Information Technology - Lobna
Helal, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Egypt - Franck Guiader, Associate &
Head of Innovation & FinTech, GIDE and finally Marc Nolla, VP, SAP DGTAL
EMEA South. The talk will be moderated by Ziad Bahaa Eldin, Attorney at Law&
Former Deputy Prime Minister and will take place until 10:30 AM.
The second discussion will occur
directly afterwards and will tackle the benefits and opportunities found in Artificial
intelligence (AI) when applied to digital asset management. Titled “Extracting
value from data through Artificial Intelligence”, the talk will explore the
impact of AI in most sectors but specifically in capital markets and financial
services such as payments, insurance and more.
Proposed discussants so far are Jason Barrass, Regional
Head of Products for GTRF, HSBC - Emad El-Azhary, Strategy & Business
Development Director, Vodafone Egypt - Akef El Maghraby, Vice Chairman, Banque
Misr – Hala El Gohary, CEO, ITIDA - Ahmed Issa, CEO Consumer Banking, CIB, and
finally Golestan (Sally) Radwan, Advisor to the Minister for Artificial
Intelligence, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. The
discussion will be moderated by Hoda
Mansour, Managing Director at SAP Egypt & ME.
The event’s closing
remarks will be held right after the second discussion at noon by Karim Omar,
Director of Business Development at Raya, followed by a networking lunch for
all attendees to mingle and discuss the fruits of the day.
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